100g of sugar 100g of butter or margarine 100 g self raising flour 1 apple 3 dried apricots 2 large eggs
1. Preheat the oven to 170°C
2. Mix the fat and sugar in a large bowl to form a cream.
3. Add the flour and eggs.
4. Beat well until a sloppy mixture is created , with no lumps.
5. Peal, core and slice the apples. Cut the slices into thin strips.
6. Slice the dried apricots and add both the apricots and the apple slices to the mix.
7. Beat gently to distribute the fruit through out the mixture.
8. Pour into small bun tins, or place desert spoon dollops of mix onto a baking tray
9. Cook for about 15 to 20 minutes, until the tops are browned and a knife inserted into a bun comes out clean.
10. Allow to cool, then turn them out onto a dish.
NB: Keep an eye on the buns as overcooking will quickly burn the edges.
Cooking is fun. Baking cakes and buns can be an educational activity for children, involving measuring, following instructions, decision making and socialising / working with other people. For the best experience make sure you have the ingredients and cooking equipment to hand before you begin baking. These recipes have all been tried and tested, and should work. No specialist cooking equipment is needed - the average kitchen will contain all the ingredients and equipment you need to have fun, and bake great cakes and buns.